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Art-Institute-revises-Gonzales-Torres-placard-to-include-HIV-related-details

  Art Institute revises Gonzales-Torres placard to include HIV-related details

Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) has revised the label accompanying the Felix Gonzalez-Torres' installation "Untitled (Portrait of Ross in L.A.)" to reinstate references both to Gonzalez-Torres' partner Ross Laycock and ...


 
21c-Museum-Hotel-Chicago-launches-art-centered-series

  21c Museum Hotel Chicago launches art-centered series

The spot 21c Museum Hotel Chicago, 55 E. Ontario St.—which blurs the line between a contemporary art museum and a boutique hotel—announced plans for its fall/winter 2022 season and 2023 edition of the "Art of"— a ...


 
LETTER-A-concerning-change-at-the-Art-Institute

  LETTER A concerning change at the Art Institute

I have a fond, reverent remembrance of the first time I encountered Felix Gonzalez-Torres' "Untitled" (Portrait of Ross in L.A.) at the Art Institute nearly a decade ago. I was encouraged by a nearby guide to ...


 
ART-Chicago-artist-part-of-German-exhibit-Queering-the-Crip-

  ART Chicago artist part of German exhibit 'Queering the Crip'

"Queering the Crip, Cripping the Queer"—called the first international exhibit exploring the multiple historical, cultural and political intersections of queerness and disability—will take place through Jan. 30, 2023 at Berlin's ...


 
Future-Galerie-to-hold-Oct-1-event-ahead-of-historic-digital-art-exhibit-

  Future Galerie to hold Oct. 1 event ahead of historic digital-art exhibit

Future Galerie—a contemporary, immersive and digital-art exhibition that explores methodologies for how art is being created and how culture is being experienced—will hold a preview event Saturday, Oct. 1, at the 900 N. Michigan Ave. Shops. ...


 
Andersonville-Arts-Weekend-to-take-place-Sept-30--Oct-2

  Andersonville Arts Weekend to take place Sept. 30 - Oct. 2

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC), in partnership with The Bramble Arts Loft and Connect Gallery, is welcoming back its 18th annual Andersonville Arts Weekend, with the neighborhood transformed into ...


 
ART-Jonathan-D-Katz-previews-his-upcoming-First-Homosexuals-exhibit

  ART Jonathan D. Katz previews his upcoming 'First Homosexuals' exhibit

Activist, art historian, educator and writer Jonathan D. Katz's new exhibit, "The First Homosexuals: Global Depictions of a New Identity, 1869-1930," will be available to see at Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave., on Fridays and ...


 
ART-Nick-Cave-retrospective-Forothermore-to-close-at-MCA-on-Oct-2

  ART Nick Cave retrospective 'Forothermore' to close at MCA on Oct. 2

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) and celebrated Chicago artist Nick Cave announced that the blockbuster exhibition, Forothermore, must close at the MCA on Sunday, Oct. 2. The most comprehensive survey of Cave's work to ...


 
The-National-Hellenic-Museum-to-exhibit-Chicago-Street-Photography-Cloth-and-Light

  The National Hellenic Museum to exhibit 'Chicago Street Photography,' 'Cloth and Light'

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Sept. 8, 2022)—The National Hellenic Museum (NHM)—a Greektown museum dedicated to sharing Greek history, art, culture and the Greek American story—announced two additional exhibitions as part of its grand ...


 
VIEWPOINT-The-art-of-citizenship-2022-or-night-sweats-of-a-classical-humanist-get-worse-8230

  VIEWPOINT The art of citizenship 2022, or night sweats of a classical humanist get worse …

Ten years ago this September, I published my first op-ed for Windy City Times: The art of citizenship 2012, or night sweats of a classical humanist. I wrote this op-ed because of the serious damage being ...


 
Black-Excellence-Award-nominations-announced-gala-on-Nov-14

  Black Excellence Award nominations announced; gala on Nov. 14

-- From a press release

Chicago—The Board of Directors of the African American Arts Alliance (AAAA), and the Black Excellence Awards Committee announce the nominations for the 22nd Annual Black Excellence ...


 
Local-LGBTQ-icon-Dr-CC-Carter-returns-to-Chicago-in-a-new-position

  Local LGBTQ+ icon Dr. C.C. Carter returns to Chicago in a new position

Dr. Carla "C.C." Carter is back. After being away for a few years and embarking on a few adventures (like graduating from seminary school), Carter—an acclaimed writer, poet, and performer—is back in Chicago as managing director ...


 
Pride-Journey-Orlando

  Pride Journey: Orlando

Orlando has always been a place close to my heart. Back in 2002, I attended graduate school there as well as worked in the music industry for a company that launched the careers of Backstreet Boys, ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Umbrella-Academy-HBO-Max-Patti-LaBelle-Richard-Simmons

  SHOWBIZ 'Umbrella Academy,' HBO Max, Patti LaBelle, Richard Simmons

The Umbrella Academy has been renewed for a fourth—and last—season at Netflix, Variety noted. Cast members Elliot Page, Tom Hopper, David Castaneda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Justin H. Min, Ritu Arya and Colm Feore ...


 
Windy-City-Performing-Arts-welcomes-Dr-Eric-Esparza-back-as-interim-conductor

  Windy City Performing Arts welcomes Dr. Eric Esparza back as interim conductor

-- From a press release

CHICAGO - Windy City Performing Arts is announcing that Dr. Eric Esparza will be stepping into the position of Interim Conductor for the Windy City Gay Chorus and Windy City Treble Quire this upcoming season. Esparza ...


 
THEATER-Botticelli-in-the-Fire-running-Sept-22-Nov-5-

  THEATER 'Botticelli in the Fire' running Sept. 22-Nov. 5

First Floor Theater is launching its 10th season with the Chicago premiere of Jordan Tannahill's Botticelli in the Fire—described as "a hot-blooded queering of Renaissance Italy that questions the value of art at the collapse of ...


 
The-Batons-Continental-pageants-to-take-place-Sept-2-5

  The Baton's Continental pageants to take place Sept. 2-5

The iconic club known as The Baton—celebrating more than five decades of entertaining with performers who excel in the art of female impersonation, according to the website—will hold its Continental pageants Sept. 2-5 in Chicago. The ...


 
Chicagos-WNDR-Museum-announces-national-expansion

  Chicago's WNDR Museum announces national expansion

WNDR Museum—a Chicago immersive art and technology experience—announced an expansion plan to include several additional locations across the United States, with San Diego, Boston and Seattle locations scheduled to open ...


 
ART-DuPage-County-museum-MAC-to-host-Warhol-exhibition-in-2023

  ART DuPage County museum, MAC to host Warhol exhibition in 2023

Following the success of the summer 2021 exhibition, "Frida Kahlo: Timeless," the Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD) will present an exhibition of Andy ...


 
The-Art-Institute-of-Chicago-to-present-works-of-David-Hockney

  The Art Institute of Chicago to present works of David Hockney

-- From a press release

Chicago—The Art Institute of Chicago is pleased to announce David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020—an exhibition of new work by a man considered one of England's most versatile and inventive artists of the post-war ...


 
Queer-Chicago-rapper-Psalm-One-to-perform-Aug-19-at-Glenwood-Avenue-Arts-Fest

  Queer Chicago rapper Psalm One to perform Aug. 19 at Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest

Psalm One—a queer rapper from Chicago—will take the stage at the annual Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest on Friday, Aug. 19, at 8:15 p.m. "I'm really, really excited to perform," she told Windy City Times. "I'm nervous, ...


 
ART-MdW-fair-taking-place-Sept-9-11-at-Mana-Contemporary

  ART MdW fair taking place Sept. 9-11 at Mana Contemporary

MdW—an artist-run art fair founded a decade ago—is returning in 2022 with a renewed mission to convene alternative artist platforms in Chicago from across the Midwest. The all-ages, free event will take place Sept. 9-11 at ...


 
MCA-to-show-Forecast-Form-Art-in-the-Caribbean-Diaspora-1990s-to-Today-

  MCA to show 'Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s to Today'

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago will run "Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s—Today," organized by Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator Carla Acevedo-Yates, on Nov. 19, 2022-April 23, 2023. According to a press release, ...


 
StoryStudio-Chicagos-LGBTQ-nonfiction-writing-class-starting-Aug-17

  StoryStudio Chicago's LGBTQ+ nonfiction writing class starting Aug. 17

StoryStudio Chicago is offering a unique writing class titled "June Is Not Enough: An LGBTQ+ Nonfiction Writing Class." The idea behind the class is to promote and foster the work of LGBTQ+ people. Writers who register ...


 
Haven-Chicago-presenting-first-ever-Festival-Au-Cinema-on-Aug-26-28

  Haven Chicago presenting first-ever Festival Au Cinema on Aug. 26-28

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (August 8, 2022) — Haven Chicago is pleased to present its first annual Festival au Cinéma, the company's new platform for visionary and innovative filmmakers and media artists staking their claim in the future of ...


 
Kinsey-Institute-exhibiting-iconic-Tom-Fox-HIV-AIDS-photo-series

  Kinsey Institute exhibiting iconic Tom Fox HIV/AIDS photo series

An exhibition of 60 iconic photographs documenting Indiana University alumnus Tom Fox's battle with AIDS in the late 1980s will hang in the Grand Hall of Maxwell Hall on the Indiana University-Bloomington campus. "Wild Horse Running: ...


 
ART-Wrightwood-659-to-show-The-First-Homosexuals-Michiko-Itatani

  ART Wrightwood 659 to show 'The First Homosexuals,' 'Michiko Itatani'

The Lincoln Park space Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave., will show two exhibits—"The First Homosexuals: Global Depictions of a New Identity, 1869-1930" and "Michiko Itatani: Celestial Stage"—on Fridays and ...


 
Chalk-Howard-Street-outdoors-for-the-first-time-since-2019-on-Aug-27

  Chalk Howard Street outdoors for the first time since 2019 on Aug. 27

-- From a press release

CHICAGO, IL (Aug. 1, 2022)—Chicago's only chalk art festival, Chalk Howard Street, announced its entertainment programming and vendors list, as it makes a full return outdoor and in person for the first time since 2019. National ...


 
LGBTQ-inclusive-All-that-Glows-running-through-Oct-1

  LGBTQ+-inclusive 'All that Glows' running through Oct. 1

-- From a press release

Weinberg/Newton Gallery, a non-commercial gallery dedicated to promoting social- justice causes, is partnering with the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois to present All that Glows in the Dark of Democracy, July 29 — Oct. 1 ...


 
21st-annual-Glenwood-Avenue-Arts-Fest-taking-place-Aug-19-21

  21st annual Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest taking place Aug. 19-21

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (July 26, 2022)—The popular Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (GAAF) announces complete music lineup for the three-day festival, headlined by Chicago rapper Psalm One, Rock n Roll band from New ...


 
Trans-artist-to-showcase-woodworking-on-Aug-13

  Trans artist to showcase woodworking on Aug. 13

Trans artist J. Emmett (he/they), of J. Emmett Studios, will open his private studio for the first time to show his custom woodworking, along with works from local ceramicist Krista Tyner (she/her), of TynerWorks. The "A ...


 
MCA-Chicago-announces-Chicago-Performs-which-focuses-on-contemporary-POC-and-queer-artists

  MCA Chicago announces Chicago Performs, which focuses on contemporary, POC and queer artists

-- From a press release

CHICAGO— The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago, with the support of Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), and Choose Chicago, announced the ...


 
Queer-teen-artist-activist-talks-Girl-Scout-Gold-Award-LGBTQ-inclusion-future-plans

  Queer teen artist/activist talks Girl Scout Gold Award, LGBTQ+ inclusion, future plans

When Molly Kasch became a Brownie at age 8, she never dreamed she would earn the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award 10 years later for her "Scouting the Rainbow" project. The award "is the highest achievement ...


 
DePaul-Art-Museum-fall-exhibitions-to-showcase-Latinx-BIPOC-surrealist-women-artists

  DePaul Art Museum fall exhibitions to showcase Latinx, BIPOC surrealist women artists

-- From a press release

CHICAGO —— This fall DePaul Art Museum will present exhibitions featuring surrealist artists who explore themes of finding freedom in oppressive contexts. "A Natural Turn: María Berrío, Joiri Minaya, Rosana ...


 
Fan-Expo-Chicago-2022-celebrates-50-years-of-comic-conventions-

  Fan Expo Chicago 2022 celebrates 50 years of comic conventions

Throwing a successful comic-book conference comes with great responsibility. Just ask any Spider-Man you might run into at the Fan Expos located around the country. The newly titled Fan Expo Chicago swung into Donald E. Stephens ...


 
Wicker-Park-Fest-announces-complete-music-lineup-will-take-place-July-22-24

  Wicker Park Fest announces complete music lineup, will take place July 22-24

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce the complete lineup, schedule, additional programming, and festival perks for Wicker Park Fest, one of Chicago's most anticipated summer events. Returning on July 22-24 fo ...


 
Photos-of-Chicagos-Daniel-Sotomayor-included-in-new-Smithsonian-exhibit

  Photos of Chicago's Daniel Sotomayor included in new Smithsonian exhibit

The Smithsonian's first gallery dedicated to Latino history and culture has opened its doors to the public at the National Museum of American History, NBC News noted. Billed as a precursor to a national Latino museum ...


 
Gloria-Allen-screening-gathering-to-take-place-June-23

  Gloria Allen screening/gathering to take place June 23

A film screening/community gathering to honor the late trans icon Gloria Allen (also known as Mama Gloria) will take place Thursday, June 23, 6-8 p.m., at the South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S. Michigan Ave. ...


 
ART-Immersive-Monet-in-Chicago-starting-June-17

  ART 'Immersive Monet' in Chicago starting June 17

Vincent Van Gogh and Frido Kahlo have gotten the "Immersive" treatment. Now, it's time for the public to experience Claude Monet and fellow Impressionists. Lighthouse Immersive is shifting its focus to the Impressionist movement of the ...


 
American-Art-Awards-issues-national-honors-for-2022-

  American Art Awards issues national honors for 2022

The American Art Awards has selected the 20 Best American Galleries and Museums for 2022. Among other criteria, selections are based on years established, industry reputation, online interest, location, size ...


 
Howard-Brown-Health-unveils-Pride-mural-at-Walsh-Park

  Howard Brown Health unveils Pride mural at Walsh Park

On May 25, Howard Brown Health unveiled a mural celebrating Pride month, in collaboration with local artist David Anthony Geary. The unveiling took place at Walsh Park, 1722 N. Ashland Ave. Wintrust Bank's ongoing community partnership ...


 
Artist-Rick-Sindt-explores-queer-desire-and-pornography-in-Skin-Remembers-

  Artist Rick Sindt explores queer desire and pornography in 'Skin Remembers'

Rick Sindt, a Chicago-based artist who recently moved to St. Louis, explores the discovery and development of queer attraction in his exhibit "Skin Remembers." Sindt transforms pornographic stills, repurposing them into images of intimacy. Sindt recently ...


 
EMERGENCE-Intersections-at-the-Center-exhibit-highlights-queer-community-art

  'EMERGENCE: Intersections at the Center' exhibit highlights queer community art

South Side Community Art Center's (SSCAC) newest exhibition explores the center's role in uplifting and supporting a community of queer Black creators through a collection of their art from the 1940s through the 1980s. "Bringing black ...


 
Quiz-program-Wait-Wait-to-start-taping-June-16-at-the-Studebaker

  Quiz program 'Wait, Wait' to start taping June 16 at the Studebaker

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program, will resume live audience recordings Thursday, June 16, in a new Chicago home: the historic Studebaker Theater at the Fine Arts Building, 401 S. Michigan Ave. ...


 
57th-Street-Art-Fair-marking-75th-anniversary-on-June-4-5

  57th Street Art Fair marking 75th anniversary on June 4-5

The 57th Street Art Fair, the Midwest's oldest juried art fair, will mark its 75th anniversary with an in-person celebration on June 4-5 featuring nearly 200 artists, live music presented by Buddy Guy's Legends, and a ...


 
Chicago-Gay-Mens-Chorus-to-present-Unimaginable-on-May-20-22

  Chicago Gay Men's Chorus to present 'Unimaginable' on May 20-22

The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus will present the spring show "CGMC: Unimaginable," on May 20-22 at three Chicagoland venues. The performances will take place Friday, May 20, at 8 p.m. at Chicago's Athenaeum Center for Thought ...


 
The-Other-Art-Fair-returns-to-the-Loop

  The Other Art Fair returns to the Loop

The Other Art Fair returned to Chicago April 21-24 at Fulton Market, 1215 W. Fulton Market, for collectors, artists and art lovers with original works of art from more than 100 emerging artists. Just a few ...


 
It-Was-Vulgar-and-It-Was-Beautiful-explores-art-collectives-part-in-HIV-AIDS-activism

  'It Was Vulgar and It Was Beautiful' explores art collective's part in HIV/AIDS activism

In Jack Lowery's book, It Was Vulgar and It Was Beautiful: How AIDS Activists Used Art to Fight a Pandemic, the historian shares how the art collective Gran Fury utilized community-made propaganda to address the HIV/AIDS ...


 
Gay-artist-couple-among-Mayors-Medal-of-Honor-recipients-

  Gay artist couple among Mayor's Medal of Honor recipients

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—Today, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced the winners of the 2022 Mayor's Medal of Honor. The Mayor's Medal of Honor is an annual award presented by the Mayor to honorees who have demonstrated a passionate commitment ...


 
ONE-Archives-running-exhibit-of-vintage-LGBTQ-activist-posters

  ONE Archives running exhibit of vintage LGBTQ+ activist posters

Los Angeles-based ONE Archives Foundation announced "Days of Rage, a web-based multimedia exhibit featuring newly digitized LGBTQ+ activist posters from the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries. The exhibit, which has launched ...


 
The-Other-Art-Fair-to-take-place-in-the-Loop-on-April-21-24

  The Other Art Fair to take place in the Loop on April 21-24

The Other Art Fair returns to Chicago April 21-24 at Fulton Market, 1215 W. Fulton Market, for collectors, artists and art lovers with original works of art from 110+ emerging artists. The fair, now in its ...


 
Black-LGBTQ-community-leaders-honored-at-Art-Soul-Salon-and-Sneaker-Gala-

  Black LGBTQ+ community leaders honored at Art & Soul Salon and Sneaker Gala

Social-justice agency Lorde, Rustin & Bates and Fahrenheit Chicago hosted the Art & Soul Salon and Sneaker Gala April 13 at Theater on the Lake (2401 N Lake Shore Dr.). The event featured performances from singer ...


 
Alan-Turing-King-Roger-part-of-Chicago-OperaTheaters-2022-23-season

  'Alan Turing,' 'King Roger' part of Chicago OperaTheater's 2022-23 season

-- From a press release

April 14, 2022 (Chicago) — In anticipation of 2023 marking the 50th year of Chicago Opera Theater (COT) producing vital art in the Chicago community, the company proudly announces its 2022/23 season under the direction of ...


 
DANCE-Wired-focusing-on-barbed-wire-to-premiere-at-MCA-on-May-5-8

  DANCE 'Wired,' focusing on barbed wire, to premiere at MCA on May 5-8

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) will showcase the world premiere of Wired on May 5-8. Internationally recognized disability arts ensemble Kinetic Light will return to the stage to premiere its latest work. The work ...


 
Hundreds-attend-EXPO-Chicago-to-experience-contemporary-and-modern-art

  Hundreds attend EXPO Chicago to experience contemporary and modern art

EXPO Chicago, the international exposition of contemporary and modern art, drew hundreds of attendees for its ninth edition, which took place April 7-10 at Navy Pier's Festival Hall. Marking the exposition's first in-person return since its ...


 
Queer-Art-announces-grant-competition-for-Black-trans-women-visual-artists

  Queer|Art announces grant competition for Black trans women visual artists

NYC-based Queer|Art has announced The Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists. Developed and named in partnership with Mariette Pathy Allen, Aaryn Lang and Serena Jara, this annual $10,000 grant—awarded to draw attention to an ...


 
Wrightwood-659-xhibits-explore-architecture-aocial-engagement-Japanese-Modern-Girls

  Wrightwood 659 xhibits explore architecture, aocial engagement, Japanese "Modern Girls"

-- From a press release

(CHICAGO, IL — March 31, 2022) Wrightwood 659 presents a trio of exhibitions opening May 6, 2022: AMERICAN FRAMING, a reinstallation of the U.S. entry in the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale; Rirkrit Tiravanija: (who's afraid of ...


 
Psycho-Bunny-menswear-features-collaboration-with-trans-artist

  Psycho Bunny menswear features collaboration with trans artist

As part of its Artist Series, the Psycho Bunny menswear store on the second floor of the 900 N. Michigan Ave. building is featuring a collaboration with Mich Miller, a trans artist with deep ties to ...


 
PERFORMANCE-Senior-focused-All-the-Sex-Ive-Ever-Had-at-MCA-on-March-24-30

  PERFORMANCE Senior-focused 'All the Sex I've Ever Had' at MCA on March 24-30

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), 220 E. Chicago Ave., will host the Chicago premiere of All the Sex I've Ever Had, a trailblazing performance that features six real-world Chicagoans older than 62 sharing their most ...


 
Hyde-Park-Art-Center-offers-free-public-programs-exhibition-on-intimacy-and-queerness

  Hyde Park Art Center offers free public programs, exhibition on intimacy and queerness

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (March 18, 2022)—Hyde Park Art Center, announced a roster of free public programs for new major exhibition, Loving Repeating: New Work by Miller & Shellabarger, by married artists and longtime collaborators Dutes Miller and Stan ...


 
ART-Virgil-Catherine-Gallery-presenting-C-Overt-Observations-in-Hinsdale

  ART Virgil Catherine Gallery presenting 'C/Overt Observations' in Hinsdale

Virgil Catherine Gallery—at 45 S. Washington St., in Hinsdale—will host an artist reception for its latest exhibition, "C/Overt Observations," on Saturday, March 19, 5-8 p.m., spotlighting renowned art, fashion and ...


 
Sideshow-Theatre-Company-announces-2022-season

  Sideshow Theatre Company announces 2022 season

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (March 9, 2022) Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to announce its 2022 season featuring the world premiere of Artistic Associate Brynne Frauenhoffer's brash, incisive comedy Pro-Am, directed by ...


 
21c-Museum-Chicago-hires-Top-Model-judge-Nigel-Barker-as-creative-director

  21c Museum Chicago hires 'Top Model' judge Nigel Barker as creative director

21c Museum Hotel Chicago, one of the newest hotels in downtown Chicago, announced renowned photographer and entrepreneur Nigel Barker—best known for his roles as photographer/judge on America's Next Top Model—as its new creative director. In ...


 
Chicago-Choral-Artists-to-present-Considering-Matthew-Shepard

  Chicago Choral Artists to present 'Considering Matthew Shepard

-- From a press release

Chicago Choral Artists will present Craig Hella Johnson's Considering Matthew Shepard in three performances: Friday, April 29, 7:30 PM at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 1500 W. Belmont, Chicago Saturday, April 30, 7:30 PM at Grace Lutheran ...


 
Wrightwood-659-announces-trio-of-exhibitions-for-spring-2022

  Wrightwood 659 announces trio of exhibitions for spring 2022

-- From a press release

Wrightwood 659 announces three shows Opening May 6. The gallery is at Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Avenue, Chicago. Exhibitions run Fridays and Saturdays, May 6 July 16, 2022. The exhibitions: American Framing Wrightwood 659 ...


 
Nick-Cave-to-bring-first-retrospective-to-MCA-Chicago

  Nick Cave to bring first retrospective to MCA Chicago

-- From a press release

CHICAGO The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) announced that tickets for Nick Cave: Forothermore, the first career-spanning retrospective of internationally renowned, Chicago-based LGBTQ artist Nick Cave, will go ...


 
New-Immersive-Frida-Kahlo-exhibit-shows-the-joyful-woman-behind-the-art

  New Immersive Frida Kahlo exhibit shows the joyful woman behind the art

Frida Kahlo began painting to channel her pain as she recovered in a full-body cast for three months after being injured during a bus accident in 1922. Using vibrant colors, she visualized her physical pain through ...


 
Navy-Pier-to-host-Carnivale-Ale-Fest-Golden-Girls-expo-this-spring

  Navy Pier to host 'Carnivale,' Ale Fest, 'Golden Girls' expo this spring

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—Navy Pier announced its full spring events schedule today, offering a wide range of events including cultural celebrations, the return of Chicago's premiere international art expo, and a first-of-its-kind tribute ...


 
Black-Creativity-Program-and-signature-Juried-Art-Exhibition-return-to-MSI-

  Black Creativity Program and signature Juried Art Exhibition return to MSI

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Feb. 16, 2022) — Black Creativity and its signature Juried Art Exhibition is open now through April 17 at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI). MSI has hosted the annual celebration for more ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-LEGO-exhibit-Art-of-the-Brick-at-MSI-

  ATTRACTIONS LEGO exhibit 'Art of the Brick' at MSI

"The Art of the Brick," an exhibition featuring more than 100 incredible works of art made from millions of LEGO bricks, is at the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) through Sept. 5. Tickets are currently ...


 
ART-Moor-explores-Blackness-queerness-and-more-with-CCMA-exhibit

  ART Moor explores Blackness, queerness and more with CCMA exhibit

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA)—at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the College of DuPage campus in Glen Ellyn, Illinois—is presenting "Ayanah Moor: I Wish I Could Be You More Often," through April 10. Moor is ...


 
EXPO-CHICAGO-announces-participating-exhibitors-for-ninth-edition

  EXPO CHICAGO announces participating exhibitors for ninth edition

-- From a press release

CHICAGO EXPO CHICAGO, the international exposition of contemporary & modern art, today announced the list of exhibitors for its ninth edition, April 7 10, 2022 at Navy Pier's Festival Hall (600 E. Grand Ave.). Marking the ...


 
Lightfoot-announces-6M-in-DCASE-grants-for-city-nonprofit-arts-organizations

  Lightfoot announces $6M in DCASE grants for city nonprofit arts organizations

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced applications are open for the City of Chicago's 2022 CityArts Program grants for Chicago ...


 
Fahrenheit-postpones-gala

  Fahrenheit postpones gala

It is with great regret that I inform you that Lorde, Rustin & Bates (LRB) has postponed the Art & Soul Salon and Sneaker Gala scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022 to a new date scheduled ...


 
University-of-Chicago-presents-exhibition-by-Tara-Betts-and-Renaldo-Hudson

  University of Chicago presents exhibition by Tara Betts and Renaldo Hudson

-- From a press release

February 1, 2022 — (Chicago, IL) From January 27 — April 1, 2022, Truth and Beauty in the Hard Places will be on display in Café Logan, located in the Reva and David Logan Center for ...


 





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